Wait times at Ontario hospitals climbed to record high this summer, data shows - 2019-09-05

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F182.png Wait times at Ontario hospitals climbed to record high this summer, data shows September 5, 2019, CBC News

Average wait times at Ontario hospitals set a new June record this summer, according to recent data from Health Quality Ontario.

In June 2019, patients spent an average of 16.3 hours waiting in emergency rooms, up from an average of 14.4 hours last June.

The numbers also show that just 34 per cent of patients were admitted to hospital from the emergency room within the province's target time of eight hours. Patients waited an average of 1.6 hours before being assessed by a doctor.

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{{cite news | title = Wait times at Ontario hospitals climbed to record high this summer, data shows | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/june-hallway-medicine-data-1.5271281 | work = CBC News | date = September 5, 2019 | accessdate = September 6, 2019 }}